We are a fast-growing Language Service Provider which provides high-quality transcription, translation, interpreting and other specialised language services to clients around the world across a number of different sectors and industries. Our head office is in Kirkham, Lancashire, in the heart of the North West of England and is a short walk from Kirkham train station, 10 minutes by train from Preston and 40 minutes from Manchester and Liverpool.
We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our expanding team. Each member of our team goes the extra mile to help deliver a high-quality service to our clients, and that’s what we’ll look for in you. Your experience and academic qualifications are obviously important criteria for this role, but the right candidate must display a positive and professional attitude.
We are looking to recruit a native level English-speaking language studies graduate to join our growing team of in-house translation specialists.
Your position within the Translation Team will provide invaluable assistance to your colleagues’ daily tasks. You will also our Online Team with a variety of activities and you will learn many new skills along the way. This is an office-based position in Kirkham.
As Online Support, your main role will be to support Language Insight’s Online team with Overlays, Link Checks, file prepping and aligning, ad-hoc translations and other language-related tasks, maintaining high-quality standards and ensuring deadlines are met. Language Insight’s core client base requires work in Market Research, both Medical and Consumer.
Completing basic to intermediate overlays, understanding basic to intermediate technical difficulties and code structure
Completing link checks, using programming tools and platforms to implement changes
Aligning translated files using CAT tools
Ad-hoc quality checks on files transcribed by freelancers, finalising transcriptions
Ad-hoc Translation Support: translations into your native language, translating or checking Open Ends translations into English, simple/standard edits depending on language skills, finalising files, reviewing client changes in your language
Answering questions from team members with less experience and providing feedback if you check their tasks as part of your own work
Maintaining your own records and admin (training, feedback, timesheet) and process-related logs
Full training will be given for aspects of the role which are specific to our business However, you should already possess and display the following:
Excellent attention to detail
Knowledge and awareness of how other languages differ from English
Excellent computer skills, including strong MS Offices skills
Natural ability to learn
Resourcefulness to work efficiently and independently
Eagerness to learn new skills
Ability to use initiative when problem-solving
Good typing and formatting skills in Word
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Ability to prioritise and manage your workload
Taking responsibility for the quality of your work
Degree in Translation/Modern Languages
To apply for this role please submit your CV using the form below or email your CV to [email protected]